Famous Deaths In December - 31
Monday, 27 April 2015
0192 Death of Lucius AA Commodus, Emperor of Rome (180-192), murdered at 31 on this day in history.
0335 On December - 31 death of st. Silvester, Pope
0406 On December - 31 godagisel, king of the Vandals, dies in battle
0439 On December - 31 melania the Younger, Roman monastery founder/saint, dies at about 56
1164 Death of Margrave Ottokar III of Styria (b. 1124) on December - 31.
1194 On this day in history death of duke Leopold V of Austria (killed at a tournament) (b. 1157)
1297 On this day in history death of humphrey de Bohun, 3rd Earl of Hereford, English soldier (b. 1249)
1302 On December - 31 death of frederick III, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1238)
1382 Daigaku, Zen teacher/46th head of Engakuji, dies in Kamakura Japan on December - 31.
1384 John Wycliffe, English religious reformer/bible translator, dies on December - 31.
1424 On this day in history death of thomas Beaufort, 1st Duke of Exeter, English military leader
1460 Death of Edmund, Earl of Rutland, brother of Kings Edward IV of England and Richard III of England (executed) (b. 1443) on this day in history.
1510 On December - 31 death of bianca Maria Sforza, wife of Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1472)
1535 On December - 31 death of william Skeffington, Lord Deputy of Ireland (b. 1465)
1568 Death of Shimazu Tadayoshi, Japanese warlord (b. 1493) on this day in history.
1575 On this day in history death of pierino Belli, Italian soldier and jurist (b. 1502)
1583 On this day in history thomas Erastus, Switz, theologist, dies
1610 On this day in history death of ludolph van Ceulen, German mathematician (b. 1540)
1616 On December - 31 jacques Le Maire, pirate/explorer (Lemaire Strait), dies at 31
1647 On December - 31 giovanni Maria Trabaci, composer, dies
1650 Death of Dorgon, Chinese emperor (b. 1612) on December - 31.
1652 On December - 31 frances Cecil, 2nd wife of English earl of Shaftesbury, dies
1673 Death of Oliver St John, English statesman and judge on December - 31.
1679 Death of Giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Italian physiologist and physicist (b. 1608) on this day in history.
1691 On December - 31 death of dudley North, English economist (b. 1641)
1719 John Flamsteed, 1st Astronomer Royal, dies at 73 on December - 31.
1733 On this day in history hubert K Poot, Dutch poet (Akkerleven), dies at 44
1742 Death of Karl III Philip, Elector Palatine (b. 1661) on this day in history.
1775 On this day in history richard Montgomery, General, dies fighting British
1799 Death of Jean-François Marmontel, French historian and writer (b. 1723) on this day in history.
1802 On this day in history francis Lewis, Welsh/US merchant/signer (Decl of Ind), dies at 89
1809 Franz Ignaz Beck, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.
1818 On December - 31 jean-Pierre Duport, composer, dies at 77
1848 On this day in history oliver Shaw, composer, dies at 69